Districts, Schools and Educators

Race 2 Reduce: Engaging and Empowering Water Warriors

The Minnesota Department of Education makes this funding available to Minnesota high schools (public and charter) for the purpose of implementing water conservation curriculum and projects in order to supporting the learning of water conservation concepts and leadership skills for students in grades 9-12.

Total amount available: $10,000

Maximum grant amount: $2,500

Submit all required material to mde.compgrants@state.mn.us by December 13, 2019 at 3:30 p.m. Central Time


Grant opportunity published: November 21, 2019

Question and Answer period closed: December 4, 2019

Completed applications due: December 13, 2019

Anticipated date of grantee announcement: Early January 2020

Anticipated date for the beginning of the grant: Mid-January 2020

Required Grant Documentation

All documentation below is required for a complete grant.

Instruction Document

  • This document contains all the information you will need to complete this grant application, including our criteria for the grant, how to apply, and the selection process.

Grant Cover Sheet and Application

  • This is the official cover sheet and application. Please download and complete all fields. All completed applications must be sent to mde.compgrants@state.mn.us by 3:30 p.m. Central Time on December 13, 2019. We will not consider late applications.


  • You must complete the budget document and submit it to us in an Excel format.

Question and Answers

The period for questions and answers has closed. We did not receive any questions on this competitive grant opportunity.